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BE’s Baddest Greatest Light Heavyweight: #2 Lyoto Machida vs. #7 Glover Teixeira

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Light Heavyweight of All Time. Today’s match-up: #2 Lyoto Machida vs. #7 Glover Teixeira. Vote now!

One match-up done, and we are officially on our way to crowning a new BE’s Baddest. In our tournament opener, Rashad Evans had little trouble taking out the #4 seeded Vitor Belfort despite being seeded lower at #5. Evans stomped the Phenom, 57-8. He moves on to the Sweet 16 – we’ll see how far this underdog can go as the tournament progresses.

Today, our first of what is sure to be many all-Brazil battles. This one is #2 seed and former UFC champion Lyoto Machida taking on #7 seed Glover Teixeira. It’s actually an all-Brazil foursome as the winner moves on to a battle with a Silva yet to be determined. But that’s down the road. Today, The Dragon vs. uh, Glover.

In order to vote, simply leave a comment. In the subject line make sure you follow these guidelines:

To vote for Lyoto Machida write: Vote – Machida

To vote for Glover Teixeira write: Vote – Teixeira

Voting is open for 24 hours, so get your votes in now.

Tournament bracket (click to enlarge):

BE Baddest Light Heavyweight Full Bracket


Tournament graphics provided by June M. Williams.


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